MBA Chart of the Week Aug. 8, 2022: Mortgage Payment to Rent Ratio

This MBA Chart of the Week examines the relationship between mortgage payments and asking rents since the second half of 2009. MBA’s national mortgage payment to rent ratio compares the national median and 25th percentile mortgage payments to the national median asking rent.

MBA RIHA Study Shows Progress, but 5 Million Renters, Homeowners Missed December Payments

Five million households did not make their rent or mortgage payments in December, and 2.3 million renters and 1.2 million mortgagors believe they are at risk of eviction or foreclosure or would be forced to move in the next 30 days, according to fourth-quarter research by the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Research Institute for Housing America.